SHOPPING 1. Shopping facilities 2. Types and methods of shopping and payment 3. Advertising and its influence on shoppers 4. Import and export
Comment on the following quotations. The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her. Marcelene Cox If men liked shopping, they’d call it research. Cynthia Nelms
What are the reasons for shopping? Discuss the following issues: • necessity • favourite/pleasant/enjoyable activity • waste of time What is your attitude towards shopping? Why do you do shopping?
Look at the pictures below and describe the ways of shopping; discuss their pros and cons. 1. 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 5. 8. What methods of shopping do you prefer and why?
Name the shops pictured below. What goods can you buy there? What other specialist shops do you know? 3. 1. 4. 2. OFF LICENCE BOOKSHOP GROCER’S BUTCHER’S 5. 6. 8. 7. GREENGROCER’S BOUTIQUE CHEMIST’S PET SHOP 9. 10. 11. 12. SHOE SHOP FLORIST’S STATIONER’S NEWSAGENT’S What is your favourite kind of shop? Why?
Compare the shopping venues in the pictures. Talk about their advantages and disadvantages. 1. 2. 3. shopping centre supermarket department store 4. Which kind of shopping venue do you prefer? Explain your choice. hypermarket
Where would you do your shopping if you preferred: • fresh foodstuff • bargains • everything under one roof • shopping bags for free • no personal contact with shop assistants • designer brands • paying by instalments • somewhere to also have a rest • second-hand goods What is important toyou when you go shopping?
Look at the pictures below and describe the methods of payment. Talk about the advantages and disadvantages. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. What methods of payment do you prefer? Give reasons.
What are the reasons to advertise goods? Choose from the following ideas and explain them. • gain potential customers • attract consumers • promote services, goods and brands • increase consumption of products • earn more money • make a profit What do you think of advertising?
Look at the pictures below and talk about the methods of advertising. 3. 1. 2. 4. 5. 6. Which advertisement has the strongest impact on you? Explain.
Describe shopping habits in your family. Include the following things: • your attitude towards shopping • reasons for shopping • frequency of shopping • different shops • goods • shopping list • methods of payment
You are planning to start your own business. Prepare a short presentation onyour own shop. Include the hints below. • type of shop • goods • location • number of employees • opening hours • attractions for potential customers